Project-specific support

November 19, 2009 by Steve
As funders we have three main challenges: first, getting a handle on the extent and impact of the recession; second, exerting leadership — being bold, positive, and opportunistic without being insensitive; and third — and most important — asking ourselves the same tough questions that we are asking grantees: how do we slip the vice-like grip of old mindsets and behaviors and adapt so we increase our relevance, resilience, and meaningful contributions to our community?  — Foundation President Read More...
November 12, 2009 by Steve
In late January GIA polled its 309 member organizations about their organization's responses to the economic downturn. 117 (38%) members responded, which provides a healthy sample of the membership. Members reported their expected 2009 arts grantmaking would likely compare to 2008 as follows: 41% expected that 2009 would be the same as 2008. 13% expected that it would be reduced to 90% of 2008. 12% expected that it would be reduced to 80% of 2008. 11% expected that it would be reduced to 70% of 2008. Read More...
November 12, 2009 by Steve
In a broad, historic shift, and under a variety of names - like cause marketing or strategic philanthropy - large corporations are changing the way they view their charitable donations. Most appear to want a closer alignment with their business objectives Available free online from the Stanford Social Innovation Review Download:    Philanthropy, Inc. (857Kb) Read More...
November 12, 2009 by Steve
2010, 4 pages, The Wallace Foundation, 5 Penn Plaza, 7th Floor, New York, NY 10001, (212) 251-9700 http://www.wallacefoundation.org Download: Read More...
November 12, 2009 by Steve
2010, 16 pages, The Urban Institute, 2100 M Street NW, Washington, D.C., 20037, (202) 833-7200 http://www.urban.org Download:    Arts and Non-arts Partnerships (2.1Mb) Read More...
November 12, 2009 by Steve
This article takes a look at strategic or effective philanthropy—funding which actively seeks to efficiently achieve a donor's goals—and assesses some ways in which strategic philanthropy is structured. Free online from the Stanford Social Innovation Review Download:    Smart Money (3.35Mb) Read More...
September 30, 2008 by admin
2005, 11 pages. TCC Group, 31 West 27th Street, 4th Floor, New York, NY 10001, (212) 949-0990 http://www.tccgrp.com/pdfs/per_brief_impact.pdf Read More...
September 30, 2008 by admin
2008, 23 pages. TCC Group, 31 West 27th Street, 4th Floor, New York, NY 10001, (212) 949-0990 http://www.tccgrp.com/pdfs/MaximizingFoundationEffectiveness.pdf Read More...
August 31, 2007 by admin
2007, 24 pages. National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy, 2001 S Street NW, Suite 620, Washington, D.C. 20009, 202-387-9177, www.ncrp.org Download pdf: www.ncrp.org Read More...
August 31, 2007 by admin
2006, 90 pages, Grantmakers for Education, 720 S.W. Washington St., Suite 605, Portland, OR 97205, 503-595-2100, www.edfunders.org Download pdf: www.educationdonor.org Read More...